SPECIALTY TEAMS WITHIN THE FIRE DEPARTMENT

ICE WATER RESCUE
PRIMARY PURPOSE:       Search and recovery of distressed or injured individuals.

CONFINED SPACE RESCUE
PRIMARY PURPOSE:       Locate and remove trapped or distressed personnel, island residents & island employees.

RAPID INTERVENTION TEAM (RIT)
PRIMARY PURPOSE:      Locate and remove trapped or distressed personnel

HAZMAT OPERATION
PRIMARY PURPOSE:      Locate and disseminate and mitigate hazards.

DOWNRIVER DIVE TEAM
PRIMARY PURPOSE:       Locate and remove drowning victims

DOWNRIVER ARSON TASK FORCE
PRIMARY PURPOSE:      Determine cause and origins of fires.